Chair, ISSF Board of Directors & Global Director, Group Fish Procurement, Thai Union Group
Kevin Bixler has worked closely with the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation for many years in his multiple roles with the Thai Union Group, where he has served as Global Director, Group Fish Procurement, since 2017. Reporting directly to Thai Union’s Executive Chairman, Kevin has the primary responsibility of directing the entire group’s global fish sourcing strategy and execution. He has worked at Thai Union Group for the past 15 years.
Kevin has extensive knowledge of the fishing industry, having been involved in every facet of the business his entire life. Coming from a tuna fishing family, he spent his early years in the Pacific Islands on fishing vessels with his family. A graduate of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) — where he was also a member of the UCLA Bruins football team — Kevin earned his degree in Political Science and International Relations in 2003.
Kevin has served as board member of the American Fisherman’s Research Foundation for the past several years and is on the Advisory Board of the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation.